National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-4948
Original release date:11/14/2012
The default configuration of Fortinet Fortigate UTM appliances uses the same Certification Authority certificate and same private key across different customers' installations, which makes it easier for man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers by leveraging the presence of the Fortinet_CA_SSLProxy certificate in a list of trusted root certification authorities.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification
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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: VU#111708
External Source: BID
External Source: OSVDB